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Oct 7, 2011 5:00pm PDT
's weapon. at that point, two backup officers exchanged gunfire with the armed suspect, who was using the service revolver he had taken from the initial officer. >> and those officers spotted the suspect, engaged him with gunfire. the first officer that was attacked was able to make it back into his patrol car, drive down to where the suspects was fleeing and together the three officers were able to actually take the suspect back into custody. >> reporter: as a precaution, authorities ordered a lockdown of nearby del mar high school. residents say they were shocked to hear gunshots and had no idea what was going on. >> i was right there and i heard a pow and they pow, pow, pow, pow, pow. >> we heard the shots. it must have been about five shots. i mean, they were pretty loud. i didn't know if it was a car backfiring or not. but my husband had just came in the house pulled in and we heard the shots and i told him, don't go it work right now. just wait until we find out what's going on. >> reporter: back to a live picture here on lee avenue in san jose. as you can see, more than six hou
CBS
Oct 21, 2011 5:00pm PDT
breaker for the obama administration. the nearly 40,000 u.s. troops in iraq right now will come home or be redeployed. only a small group of marines will stay on to secure the u.s. embassy in baghdad. top administration advisors are confident iraq is ready to stand on its own. >> iraq is emerging as a secure stable and self-reliant country. >> reporter: to date, more than 4400 u.s. servicemembers have died in iraq. more than 30,000 others have been injured. the war has cost the u.s. more than $800 billion. there are concerns that pulling troops from iraq will undo all the gains against insurgents. at the white house, danielle nottingham, cbs 5. >>> the war that began with shock and awe in march of 2003 has had a huge impact on the bay area. the night crews missiles were launched against saddam hussein, hundreds in the bay area took to the streets there. were days of protest across san francisco. a california mother became one of the war's most vocal critics. in 2005, cindy sheehan lost her son casey in iraq. she became a galvanizing and polarizing figure. one of the most somber symbo
CBS
Oct 3, 2011 5:00pm PDT
they are telling us here, in essence, is that two people have died here, the woman, 78 years old, her name has not been released, that is the wife of dennis woo, as well as the suspect. they were both taken to the hospital and they were -- they died at the hospital. and i should add, here, that according to this news release there will be a community meeting pertaining to the officer involved shooting at the richmond recreational center 6:00 at 18 avenue between clement and california. we'll bring you more details as we get them liz. >> joe vasquez, thank you. >> all right. >>> an officer involved shooting was caught on tape by police. police say a city-issued la pell camera showed what happened when a cop shot and killed a suspect on september 25th. it happened on cherry street near 99th avenue. police say, during a struggle, an armed man threatened the officers so the officer opened fire. it is not clear if police will release that video to the public. >>> well police have identified three people, shot and killed, after an illegal party in san leandro over the weekend. it happened just after
CBS
Oct 28, 2011 5:00pm PDT
name during mr. moore's speech. she told us that she is willing to speak to the crowd if they will have her. back to you. >> christin, what is the expectation for the weekend? is there any expectation for what's going to happen over the weekend? >> reporter: , you know, this is a crowd that has not kept a very strict agenda. there is one thing that happens every day and that is their general assembly meeting. we are hearing word that there will be marches or protests this weekend. and so we know for certain that they will continue some of their political activity. but as far as any interaction with the mayor and the police chief, still unclear whether they will all be talking. >> we'll see as it unfolds. thank you, christin ayers. >>> here's the ripple effect of the "occupy oakland" movement. this is all the way in egypt. pro-democracy demonstrators marched from tahrir square to cairo supporting oakland's occupiers and protesting the police activities used in tuesday night's raid. >>> "occupy" protestors in san jose are on the move tonight. in the past hour, they started marching to th
CBS
Sep 30, 2011 5:00pm PDT
at fort bragg, thank you so much. >>> the u.s. has killed an al qaeda leader in yemen. what's different about this man? he was an american. anwar al-awlaki was born in new mexico. and he is credited with planning the 2009 christmas day underwear bombing attempt of an airliner. he also engaged messages -- or exchanged messages with the military officer accused of opening fire at fort hood. and the suspect in last year's times square bombing attempt listed al-awlaki as an inspiration. >> he repeatedly call on people to kill people around the globe to advance a murderous agenda. >> president obama approved killing him last year. the cia and military tracked him for three weeks before the strike on his convoy. also killed was american-born cleric samir kahn who produced an online english language magazine for al qaeda. >>> a big jump in the number of sexual assaults reported on the stanford campus but the school says it isn't as bad as it seems. students reported 21 tax last year. that's a 75% jump from 2009. 13 of the attacks were rapes compared to 5 the year before. >> i personally haven'
CBS
Oct 11, 2011 5:00pm PDT
was in a comatose state and when he left us today, he was able to begin to speak, interact with his family and he is now beginning to eat as well and he is making dramatic progress. >> reporter: he still can't stand up or walk but the doctor said stow is able to move his body and sit up on his own. >> i had a report back from the hospital that he has now gone to and one might have colleagues said she mentioned my name to bryan and she said he said, tell him he said hello. >> reporter: he was beaten in the parking lot of dodger stadium. he had gone it cheer on the giants on opening day but was attacked by men wearing dodger jerseys after the game. >> this was an extremely complicated and very difficult case taking care of bryan stow. >> reporter: the stow family has requested that the name of the rehab center not be released to allow him privacy as he begins a new phase of his recovery. now, mr. stow's recovery to this point has been very remarkable but as we mentioned at the top, it's a very uncertain future because brain injury patients really haven't reached this point before. they are treading
CBS
Oct 12, 2011 5:00pm PDT
conversation with us before it went public. >> reporter: some oakland residents told us they feared the biggest casualty may be the crime rate. >> i live here in the city of oakland and i'm somewhat terrified of the fact that he's gone. >> reporter: devastated that chief batts is leaving uncertain of what it may mean for the future. it's unclear right now who will replace chief batts in november. but we have learned one name being thrown around that of ron davis, east palo alto's police chief. and allen, he was a captain here in oakland several years ago so he has background to take on this job. >> as contentious as this seems to be, why doesn't it just happen immediately? why chief batts just doesn't relief now? >> reporter: you know, i haven't had the opportunity to ask him that. but i do know he wants to make sure that there is enough time to make a smooth transition. assistant chief will probably step into the role as interim. >> as chief jordan has done before. thank you. >>> tonight eight people are dead and one person in critical condition after a gunman opened fire in a southern califo
CBS
Oct 18, 2011 5:00pm PDT
and we wanted to verify wasn't in there. >> there is no reason for us to be in there or for us to expect there was going to be violence inside. >> reporter: about 4,000 bikers attended the funeral and police were only stationed outside the cemetery. why did police decide to let people go after the shooting rather than try to hold them back to get witness statements or secure the crime scene? >> you facilitate movement out so that you then can get in. there is a delay there, but better to get folks out even though we are losing potential witnesses there. were several thousand of them. we don't anticipate cooperation though. >> reporter: police returned last night to spray chemical at the shooting scene in search of blood evidence. police say bystanders poured water from coolers on blood stains to wash away the evidence. >> we have not received a lot of cooperation. through this press conference and other media statements, we're hoping that people who were there would come forward information because we would like to resolve this. >> reporter: police recovered a handgun from the scene at
CBS
Oct 24, 2011 5:00pm PDT
: that's right this. used to happen all the time but it's more rare with the recession here in silicon valley. it has affected high-tech ipos. people here at linkedin are in what's called a lockup period. they have their stock but they are not allowed to sell it, that is until next month. people here say when we start to see people selling off, it might be a little different than it was in the past. for linkedin employees, the countdown is on until november 21st. that's the day when they will finally be allowed to begin cashing out their company stocks a day when many will become instantly wealthy. throughout silicon valley, luxury retailers including car dealers are prepping for new sales opportunities. but one los altos real estate broker says he expects linkedin employees to be more cautious than previous groups of internet millionaires. one silicon valley charitable foundation says it was invited to speak to employees about philanthropy. she says employees seemed interest in the tax benefit and the possibility of using their money to make a difference. >> this was different than th
CBS
Oct 14, 2011 5:00pm PDT
this week. not clear if they have a specific destination. they haven't told us. but it seems like they're purposeful. you can see the line of police officers there. police are trying to push that crowd a little to the north we're told. [ screaming ] >> this is "occupy wall street" new york where the protests got violent today. demonstrators clashing with police. nypd intervened when crowds flooded into the streets and began to march towards the stock exchange. 14 people were arrested. protestors averted removal earlier in the day when the city postponed a planned clean- up of the encampment at a park. >>> the treasury department says it has never seen a loan like the one the government gave to solar panel maker solyndra. a house committee this morning grilled department leaders on that loan. republicans want to know why the deal said that if solyndra went bankrupt, which of course it did, private investors would be reimbursed before taxpayers? >> i think those are important questions to ask because it looks like there's a cover-up. >> i think that these -- that allegations flying aroun
CBS
Oct 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
there are no suspects. >> the scene had been tampered with and that was troubling to us. >> and potential witnesses are not helping. >> they may be unco-operative or fearful for retaliation. >> reporter: we're all in shock so it's harder for us to deal with this loss now. >> reporter: for one young woman, summer pettigrew said she came to lay her father to rest, then lost a man she called a father figure. >> these people are human and they bleed red and they are loved and i think a lot of people think that it is just another one gone, it is not. these are two great men that loved each other that are together now. >> and mr. pawson grew up here and was the father of four. police believe there will be more escalation of this type of violence. as often happens in these types of cases, the witnesses don't come forward because, in some ways, they want to possibly take matters into their own hands and have this thing kind of settled out on the street. let's hope there is no more violence here in san jose and that won't happen, police will be able to make a case in this murder. >> absolutely. in san jose,
CBS
Oct 19, 2011 5:00pm PDT
phones they are using the tool for which they are condemning this person. it's total hypocracy. >> reporter: back inside the memorial our chopper 5 footage shows huge posters were hung from the building. one was a younger steve jobs holding the first-ever macintosh computer and then also an older perhaps wiser steve jobs in his trademark black turtleneck n los gatos, i'm stephanie chuang, cbs 5. >>> singer norah jones. band coldplay performed at today's service. >>> the "occupy" protests have taken center stage here in the bay area. the tent cities that have popped up have been a source of concern on both sides of the bay. what's going on in this tale of two cities? phil matier on what makes the protests for the same cause so different. >> reporter: it's interesting. the question is, do you support the protests? you have the demonstration. but what do you do when the demonstrators decide to stay? >> reporter: in san francisco, mayor ed lee drew the line early saying that while he endorsed the goals of the demonstration -- >> we stand with you. >> reporter: -- he was not let them set up camps in city ma
CBS
Oct 4, 2011 5:00pm PDT
and how supervisors want to use it in the future. >> reporter: allen, there are about 40,000 people who live in the monument corridor community here in concord. many of them are the working poor. they rely on various programs, organizations to stay afloat for their jobs for their food. and in turn, these groups and organizations have been relying on money from an unlikely source. it's at least $140 a night to stay at this renaissance hotel in unincorporated contra costa county. since 2003, the county has allowed a special earmark, about $550,000 a year, generated by room taxes goes to help organizations along concord's monument corridor like the michael chavez center. >> we are keeping people employed, off the streets from getting into trouble. [ speaking spanish ] >> reporter: over three years, the center used $250,000 to help people launch five small businesses that now employ 23 people. >> having special earmarks is a thing of the past when you don't have growing revenues. >> reporter: supervisor john joy doesn't dispute the good work of the organizations that have benefitted from th
CBS
Oct 5, 2011 5:00pm PDT
posted online. joe vazquez joining us now from outside allman's san jose apartment with more. >> reporter: allen, just behind this yellow tape police investigators are inside allman's apartment. in fact, there's a police officer standing guard to make sure he doesn't come back. a little while ago they took these huge evidence bags out of his apartment. allman was well known in this area. [ rap ] >> reporter: he had his own cable access show called real to reel with his own name in the theme song. [ rap ] >> reporter: shareff allman covered his community interviewed celebrities including jesse jackson. >> what do you say about the whole event today? >> reporter: in this interview he offers a glimpse of his own difficult childhood. >> growing up in an he environment where there wasn't love. >> yes. >> my understanding of love was very twisted. >> reporter: today a security officer stands guard over create tv. the san jose cable access company that aired his videos. he popped in once a month to work on his show. >> create tv has 130 community producers. shareef allman was one of them. he did
CBS
Oct 6, 2011 5:00pm PDT
be their last day. and to make matters worse, if they didn't use all the money they contributed to their flex spending accounts by the end of the day they would lose it. >> that's one of the terms of the plan that is a downside. >> reporter: the human resources person at cbs 5 says they are fsas allow to you set aside a tax-free portion of your paycheck each year to pay for specific expenses usually medical. however... >> at the end of the period or when you are terminated, whether you leave or get fired, if you don't have qualified expenditures up to that point, then the money reverses to the company. >> reporter: even though it's my money? >> that's kind of the way these plans are set up. >> reporter: and the same rules apply if your company goes out of business. realizing this ronald made a mad dash to use his up by the end of the last day but when he submitted those expenses to the fsa administrator, his claim was denied. >> they are saying that solyndra is saying that our last day of employment was august 30th. >> reporter: meaning his expenses had to be incurred before that. even though
CBS
Oct 26, 2011 5:00pm PDT
bullets used this evening here. >> reporter: that's what authorities said in a late night press conference tuesday but by daylight -- >> i have here a contradiction of what the official oakland police department statement says which is no rubber bullets were used. >> reporter: protestors showed us fistfuls of rubber bullets they say they found littering the gutters this morning. every cop said the same thing. there were other agencies involved. you invite guests into your house, you're responsible for their damage. >> reporter: mayor jean quan is back from washington, d.c. where she was on official city business has applauded police efforts. the protestors have vowed to come back strong again tonight even as city officials are finishing a massive clean-up where protestors were camped on frank ogawa plaza and planning to reopen the plaza to the public. >> reporter: as you can see back here live, protestors have been allowed to return to the plaza. a larger protest is expected around 6:00. just beyond those protestors, the actual grass area of frank ogawa plaza has been fenced off. the gras
CBS
Oct 25, 2011 5:00pm PDT
to show us the mess left behind. christin. >> reporter: for a couple weeks now elizabeth the front of city hall has looked like tent city. look at it now. you can see the barriers, the police presence there, and behind that a number of trash trucks. those all collecting waste as the clean-up continues. city officials say they are finding everything from human waste to dirty needles on the city hall lawn. and city employees charged with cleaning it up claim they feel unsafe. >> the police chief think an amazingly good job. nobody was hurt. >> reporter: oakland mayor jean quan in washington, d.c. praising city officials for a predawn police raid that ended with dozens of "occupy oakland" protestors in cuffs. their tents torn down and belongings confiscated in a cloud of tear gas. >> all persons remaining inside of snow park are under arrest. >> reporter: hundreds of officers from 15 different agencies throughout the bay area stormed the tent city early this morning making at least 79 arrests. but protestors say the scene was nothing short of chaotic. >> i was one of the first people arrested
CBS
Oct 27, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: quan's trusted legal advisor attorney dan siegel met with the mayor this morning. he told us tuesday the crackdown never should have happened. >> i opposed the takedown of the camp and i was horrified by some of the police activities that occurred in the streets tuesday night. >> you can't trust anything the mayor says or city hall says or anything the police say. >> reporter: as occupiers began reconstructing their tent city on the city hall lawn, the mayor cancelled her weekly press briefing. protestors insist her actions are only making them stronger. >> all it didn't did was galvanize the public, more fuel forth fire for the people. >> reporter: mayor quan is reportedly going to make an appearance here this evening. we actually spoke to some of the protestors, who told us they are expecting her to join them in their nightly general assembly in a short amount of time. she has not spoken to the media today so this will have been her first public appearance today. allen, speaking to some of those protestors, they say even though the crowd is small now, they are expecting eve
CBS
Oct 10, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. the suspect refused to cooperate and got into a struggle with police. a taser was used on the man with little effect. the suspect was then handcuffed when police say he began experiencing health problems of the. >> medical was requested immediately. medical, fire and ambulance, arrived on scene alameda county and amr responded and began life-saving measures with the subject. he was then transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. >> the man's name hasn't been released yet and police are trying to determine if the placement of the taser had an effect on the man's response. >>> new support today for the occupy movement that's spread from wall street to right here in the bay area. this afternoon, everyday workers joined the crowds, who say main street is hurting. christin ayers is in oakland, where a protest is under way at city hall right now. christin. >>> reporter: elizabeth, the protest is growing. if you take a look over my shoulder here, we are look and estimating at least over 100 people out here to protest wall street and many other causes. the rain today did not dampen thi
CBS
Oct 13, 2011 5:00pm PDT
the saudi ambassador to the u.s., but he says that it does not put iran in the clear. >> what we can say is that there are individuals in the iranian government who are aware of this plot. >> the u.s. is working through the united nations pushing for increased sanctions against iran. iran has denied any involvement in the assassination plot. >>> the ceo of a bankrupt bay area solar company solyndra has quit. brian harrison who refused to answer questions during a congressional hearing resigned last friday. the company says his departure was considered before the company filed for bankruptcy. fremont-based solyndra received a $528 million government loan guarantee from the obama administration back in 2009. >>> today the gap announced they will close 21% of their stores in the u.s. by 2013. the san francisco-based company says while it's reducing locations here, it will expand its business in china. the announcement continues a declining trend for gap which began if 2007. >> a warning to parents to check the booster seats. why nearly half don't make the safety grade. >> chaotic. >> you've
CBS
Oct 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
, what's going on? >> reporter: pretty scary? >> it was. >> not too bad. because we're used to because we're californians. >> i thought it was scary! [ laughter ] >> i have no idea. >> it was good. it was great. welcome to san francisco. >> that's what said. >> we were looking at the sights and were were going like this so yeah, we felt it. i felt it. >> reporter: we have confirmed that just a short distance away from here on the cal memorial campus construction crews who were actually working on a seismic upgrade of that stadium did also feel the earthquake and were able to continue with their work on that upgrade. from here we are going to turn it over to mark sayre in menlo park. he spoke to the u.s. geological survey today about this quake. mark. >> reporter: well, christin, seismologists here at the usgs says everything about the quake is that it's on the hayward fault but they caution they need to get additional data instrumentation, additional readings, before they can say that absolutely 100% for sure. >> bk is berkeley so now it's very close in just a sharp pulse. >> reporter:
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